POLARIMETER Cleaning SOP



1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the procedure for cleaning of Polarimeter.
2.0  SCOPE:
This shall be applicable to the Polarimeter of Quality Control Laboratory.
3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:
3.1  Technical Assistant/ Helper.
3.2  Q.C Analyst.
4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:
4.1  Manager-Quality Control.
5.0  MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT:
5.1  Polarimeter.
5.2  Clean dry cotton cloth.
5.3  Tissue paper.
5.4  Respective solvent for cleaning.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  After completion of testing, remove the Polarimeter tube from the instrument.
6.2  Switch OFF the instrument.
6.3  Switch OFF the mains.
6.4  Remove the sample from the Polarimeter tube.
6.5  Clean it with respective solvent in which solution of sample is prepared.
6.6  Clean it thoroughly with water.
6.7  Clean the Polarimeter tube with distilled water if solution are prepared in polar solution or clean the Polarimeter tube with methanol or ether if solvent is non-polar.
6.8  Wipe it with tissue paper.
6.9  Wipe the temperature probe with tissue paper.
6.10    Clean the instrument with cotton cloth.
6.11 Affix the “CLEANED” label and fill the “Cleaning Equipment Log Book”.

7.0  REVISION LOG:
Revision No.
Effective Date
Reason
00

New SOP

8.0  REFERENCES:
8.1  Not Applicable.
9.0  ANNEXURES:
Annexure 1: Cleaning record of Polarimeter (Cleaning Equipment Log Book).

Annexure: 1
(Cleaning Equipment Log Book)
Cleaning record of Polarimeter
CLEANING RECORD OF POLARIMETER
Date
Inner surfaces
Outer surfaces
Cleaned by
Checked by










































































































10.0    ABBREVIATIONS:
Abbreviation
Expanded Form
SOP
Standard operating procedure
&
And
No.
Number  
Ltd.
Limited
Q.C
Quality control
QCEC
Quality control equipment cleaning
F
Format


No comments:

Post a Comment